Kathleen M Edwards
Ph.D.

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Kate M Edwards, Ph.D., recently served as a program director for UCLA Extension and was responsible for developing their special education curriculum. Her research focuses on culturally inclusive positive behavior support in the classroom. She has served a variety of roles in non-public schools, residential treatment centers and foster care facilities throughout Southern California.


 

My Courses

Effective Instructional Strategies for Students with ASD
Employing a variety of assessment tools and resources to allow for individual program determinations for students with ASD, this course provides knowledge and opportunities to become proficient in...
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Mainstreaming the Special Child
This course will give teachers valuable skills for promoting the integration of students with special needs in the regular classroom environment. Topics include state and federal special education...
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Positive Behavior Support for Students with ASD
Utilizing the components of culturally-inclusive positive behavior support, this course provides knowledge and practice of evidence-based strategies that enhance, facilitate, and promote successful...
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Site-Based Mentor Training and Support for Induction IV
Guidance for the mentoring experience to provide Induction candidates with a professional educational community, ensuring structures that support the activities of the program and coordinating...
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Site-Based Mentor Training and Support for Induction V
Guidance for the mentoring experience to provide Induction candidates with a professional educational community, ensuring structures that support the activities of the program and coordinating...
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Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders
Based on current research and literature, this course identifies the characteristics of students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and provides knowledge of cognition and neurology as well as the...
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